Helen J. Dick, 75, Sinking Spring, passed away Sept. 2, 2008, at 3:34 a.m. at home.

Born Nov. 29, 1952, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Morwood) Cunningham.

At a young age, the family moved back to Scotland, but later returned to Toronto, where she met her husband of 55 years, George W. Dick Sr. Mr. Dick was the chief scientist for AT&T in developing and obtaining a patent for the first color plasma panel.

She enjoyed sailing with her husband in the New York/New Jersey area.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Nancy (Dick), wife of James Behrens, Lebanon, N.J.; and two sons, George D. Dick, and wife, Carol, Wyomissing; and Gordon J. Dick, High Bridge, N.J.

Other survivors include four grandchildren: Adam, Dana, Jason and Rachel; and a sister, Josephine (Cunningham) Yrjola, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

Services were Saturday at 10 a.m. in Bean Funeral Homes, 3825 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring, with the Rev. David A. Lawton officiating.

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